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3 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Hearing Aids

by Ross Martin

Taking care of your hearing aids is an important part of taking care of your health. For many people, their hearing aids are the difference between a poor and good quality of life. Hearing aids can be expensive and if you don't properly care for them they can easily become damaged and your hearing can be compromised. For this reason, you should do what you can to make sure that you are properly caring for your aids. Here are some things you need to know about caring for them.

1. Don't Get Them Wet

Sometimes your life becomes messy and wet. You might be outside and caught in a rainstorm, or you could forget to take them out when you get in the shower; these kinds of unexpected life events can ruin the aids, so you should take extra precautions to make sure that you are prepared. Always pack a hat or poncho in the car, set an alarm on your phone or a note on the shower to take out your aids, and don't ever clean your aids with water. If you get something on the hearing aid, you might be tempted to put water on it to clean it, but that is the quickest way to ruin it. Avoid water, and your aid will be in better shape.

2. Clean The Aid Often

Another important part of caring for your aid is cleaning them. Because you can't use water on the hearing aid and it can only be wiped down, it will be harder to keep the aid in good condition if dirt builds up on the hearing aid. You should invest in some good cleaning materials. Never use a toothbrush on the aid; use a brush with soft bristles that are intended to softly wash off the wax and dirt. If you have a problem cleaning your hearing aid, talk to the audiologist about some cleaning tips.

3. Perform Listening Tests Often

Over time, your hearing aids will no longer work as effectively. The change may be so subtle and happen so gradually that you may not even notice that it has happened. This is why you should be performing tests often to make sure that the hearing aid is working as it should. You might have an hearing aid that is working below capacity and would never know it if you are not performing tests.

By doing these simple things, you can take care of your hearing aids so they work properly.  


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About Jessica's Cosmetic Surgeries

Hello there! I'm Jessica Goodyear. I am an unofficial expert on cosmetic procedures--mostly because I've had a lot of them done. Some people judge me or think I'm fake, but I feel more like myself than I ever have before! It all started when I was a teenager. I broke my nose playing softball, and I had to have plastic surgery on my nose so that I could breathe properly. But my nose looked different afterwards, and I liked it better! Now I save up my money to get something done every few years. Whether it's teeth whitening or veneers, a little bit of liposuction, or new cheekbones, there's something so satisfying about letting your inner beauty shine out through your outer body. I started this site to help break the stereotypes about cosmetic surgeries and to talk about some of the health risks related to them. Check it out!